Dive Deep, the official podcast of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, is a show where we will dive deep into our faith where we will explore those interesting Catholic questions and issues you may have.
No more Communion blessings. What now?
A January instruction by Bishop Paprocki instituted no more communion blessings across the diocese. Dive Deep tells you what happens now when someone approaches the priest with their arms crossed and why hearing these certain words, “Receive Christ in your heart,” will make a big impact.
Running for a Higher Purpose
Eight steps to spiritual and physical fitness – that’s the theme of Bishop Thomas John Paprocki’s new book, Running for a Higher Purpose, now available for purchase at http://www.holygoalie.net/ (holygoalie.net). Perfect for runners, Bishop Paprocki joins Dive Deep to explain why the book may be exactly what you need to give your spiritual and physical well-being a boost. Also, don't miss your opportunity to learn how you could win a free, signed copy of the book!
What you didn’t know about Mark’s gospel
This year, you hear from the Gospel of Mark at Mass. But who is Mark and what should we know about his writings? Dive Deep explores the many interesting facts, pious legends, and fun insights about the shortest gospel in the bible.
A century of advice. A sit down with a 100 year-old WWII veteran
He served in WWII. He was married for nearly 75 years. Dive Deep sits down Jasper Madonia of Springfield as he gives us 100 years of wisdom, and how our Catholic faith has kept him going.
Why fast? Why 40 days? Why purple? Why ashes? Why no meat on Fridays? Lent is full of symbolism, rooted deep in Catholic theology. While Lent 101 sounds like an introductory class, Dive Deep will teach you things about Lent you’ve never heard before.
From Fear to Feminine Genius - Comparison
Dive Deep brings in the women to begin the year by diving deep into our fears. We are taking 4 weeks to examine what we are calling the 4 pillars of fear and how the feminine genius is a great antidote to fear. Part 4 – We conclude our podcast on fear with Comparison, the thief of joy.
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How to vote
This episode was well done. Good to hear the importance of forming one’s conscience before voting. It is far from black and white for Catholics going into the voting booth. Lot’s of gray area, as Fr. House said. A preeminent issue doesn’t exclude others.
Andrew & Amber do a great job with this podcast. Frequent guests, Fr. Chris House, Fr. Michael Friedel, and Fr. Marty Smith add a great element. The interesting, real-world Catholic discussions are exactly what is needed in today’s world.
I really enjoy this podcast. I learn a lot but it’s also easy to understand, interesting, and fun!